MOCA: Industry Mastery

Scadenza invio modelli: 31 luglio 2017

Article 6 of Legislative Decree 10.02.2017, no. 29 Related to Good manufacturing practice of materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs referred to in Regulation (EC) 2023 / 2006 prescribes that Within the 31 July is sent to the territorial jurisdiction of the health authority il MOCA model Listing the establishments performing the activities referred to in Reg. CE 2023 / 2006 "(GMP regulation).

In particular, the new fulfillment concerns the economic operators of the food and feedstock sector, who must communicate to the competent local authority the establishments carrying out the activities referred to in Regulation (EC) 2023 / 2006, with the exception of establishments in which only the distribution to the final consumer is carried out.

This obligation will create a 'Mastery in the MOCA sector In order to allow the Health Authorities to carry out the official control activities of the MOCA in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 882 / 2004, in fact, both Regulation (EC) No. 882 / 2004 that Regulation (EC) 1935 / 2004 provides that official control of MOCA also applies to the application of the provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 2023 / 2006.

In detail, the Paragraph 2 of art. 6 provides that, in the event that the activity carried out by the economic operator is subject to the obligation of registration or recognition pursuant to Regulation (EC) no. 852 / 04 and of the regulation n. 853 / 04, the aforementioned communication must be reported in the same message.

Il paragraph 3 of the art. 6 Defines the times within which to communicate to the companies already active, that is to say Within 120 days of the entry into force of the Legislative Decree In topic. No similar time is foreseen for new activities. In that case, communication must be made at the same time as the initial activity, in the same way and in the manner provided for notifications from food business operators.

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